Wearing a tight belt could give you throat cancer: Constricting waistbands cause acid reflux - increasing risk of the disease
Researchers at Glasgow and Strathclyde Universities and Southern General Hospital believe the link is particularly pronounced in people who are overweight. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 1, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Surgery provides better relief from chronic reflux than drugs
After five years, surgery continues to provide better relief from the symptoms of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease than medication and is likely to be cost-effective, concludes research funded by the NIHR HTA programme. The REFLUX trial investigated the long-term clinical and cost-effectiveness of early laparoscopic surgery as an alternative to drug treatment for chronic gastro-oesophageal reflux... (Source: NIHR Evaluation, Trials and Studies News)
Source: NIHR Evaluation, Trials and Studies News - September 26, 2013 Category: American Health Source Type: news

GERD prevalence raised even in mild–moderate COPD, bronchiectasis
Researchers from Australia have found that the rate of gastroesophageal reflux disease is twice as high in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or bronchiectasis as in people without lung disease. (Source: MedWire News - Gastroenterology)
Source: MedWire News - Gastroenterology - September 21, 2013 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

GERD prevalence raised even in mild–moderate COPD, bronchiectasis
Researchers from Australia have found that the rate of gastroesophageal reflux disease is twice as high in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or bronchiectasis as in people without lung disease. (Source: MedWire News - Respiratory)
Source: MedWire News - Respiratory - September 18, 2013 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Talking To Your Doctor About Your Heartburn
When people suffer from chronic illnesses, they often seek their doctors' advice on what is wrong with them and how to treat it. When it comes to chronic heartburn (heartburn that occurs two or more times a week), they may not be as quick to talk to their doctors about it. They may rationalize that all they that's needed is for them to skip the spicy foods, or the big dinners at Aunt Sally's. Chronic heartburn, however, can be a sign of something more serious. It is important to know when to talk to your doctor about your heartburn. You should know the symptoms to watch for. It is also a good idea to know how to prepare fo...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - September 13, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Talking to the Doctor About Infant Reflux
This article on talking to the doctor about your baby's reflux will give you some points to keep in mind. It will also give you some pointers on preparing for the doctor's visit. Related Resources: What is Infant Reflux? Symptoms of Infant Reflux How is Infant Reflux Treated? Does Your Baby Have Reflux -- Screening Quiz Talking to the Doctor About Infant Reflux originally appeared on About.com Heartburn / GERD on Friday, September 13th, 2013 at 06:10:21.Permalink | Comment | Email this (Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux)
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - September 13, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Quizzes
With the following "Screening Quizzes" you can check symptoms to see if you may have a heartburn-related condition. With the "Test Your Knowledge" quizzes, you can test your knowledge of various disorders or see how much you know about preventing your heartburn. Screening Quizzes GERD Screening Quiz Hiatal Hernia Screening Quiz Peptic Ulcer Screening Quiz Gastritis Screening Quiz Gastroparesis Screening Quiz Test Your Knowledge Do you know how to prevent heartburn? How Much Do You Know About Heartburn? How Much Do You Know About Hiatal Hernias? How Much Do You Know About...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - September 13, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heartburn - A Major Health Concern?
For many people, an episode heartburn is just a harmless nuisance. It may be uncomfortable while it's happening, but nothing to worry about. Right? Chronic heartburn, especially if it isn't treated properly, has been linked to esophageal cancer. Heartburn is considered to be chronic if it occurs 2 or more times per week. Other complications of chronic heartburn can be: Barrett's esophagus erosive esophagitis esophageal strictures You can lessen your risk of experiencing one of these complications with the following steps: Make the necessary lifestyle changes Follow these ten suggestions to significantly reduce...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - September 12, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bleeding in the Gastrointestinal (GI) Tract
Bleeding in the digestive tract isn't a disease but is a symptom of a disease. Bleeding can occur as the result of a number of different conditions. Many times gastrointestinal tract bleeding is not serious, such as in the case of hemorrhoids. However, some bleeds, particularly those that occur in the upper GI tract, can be large and fatal. Therefore, it is very important to be evaluated by a physician for any symptom GI bleeding. Symptoms of acute gastrointestinal bleeding is bleeding that is sudden and severe. The symptoms of acute GI bleeding depends on where in the digestive tract the bleeding is occurring. If someone...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - September 12, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What You Need to Know About Gallstones
Most people don't give their gallbladder a second thought. They may not even know where it's located in their bodies. And many people can go through their lives without their gallbladders causing them any problems. Then there are those of us who have gallbladders who make their presence know....with intense pain. You are most likely to have problems with your gallbladder if something blocks the flow of bile through the bile ducts. The cause of this is usually a gallstone. The type of gallbladder disease that results from gallstones is called Cholelithiasis. Learn what you need to know about gallstones if your doctor has ...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - September 12, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Read and Share Stories About GERD and Heartburn
People who have to live with GERD or heartburn know how hard it can be. It is important to learn how to control heartburn and prevent it from occurring, if possible. There are many books out there that can help you learn how to live with acid reflux. Some of those books are presented in this article. Books can give us a lot of information, but the best source of information is often from other GERD and heartburn sufferers. This is your chance to talk about your experiences, and help someone else....and maybe yourself too. You can do all that in this article on sharing stories about GERD and heartburn. Additional Resource...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - September 10, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heartburn Friendly Salad Recipes
Salads are a common part of many meals. Whether you like a side salad to go with another main course, or a more substantial salad that can be a meal in itself, or anything in between, these salad recipes are tasty as well as being heartburn-friendly. Related Resources: Chicken Recipes Turkey Recipes Beef Recipes Pork Recipes Seafood / Fish Recipes Stews / Casseroles Heartburn Friendly Salad Recipes originally appeared on About.com Heartburn / GERD on Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 at 13:28:37.Permalink | Comment | Email this (Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux)
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - September 10, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Uganda: No More Tears As Ugandan Nurse Designs Mattress for Newborns
[Observer]Babies cry a lot and sometimes it is difficult to figure the reason out. But according to Dr Doreen Male, a consultant paediatric surgeon and Deputy Director of Mulago hospital, flat mattresses can be a major factor in the aggravation of infant acid reflux, colic (obwoka) and breathing difficulties in newborns. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 4, 2013 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Insomnia linked to GERD in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
Insomnia appears to be relatively common in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and may occur, at least in part, as a result of gastroesophageal reflux disease symptoms, report researchers. (Source: MedWire News - Gastroenterology)
Source: MedWire News - Gastroenterology - September 3, 2013 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

GERD Diet
For some people who have been diagnosed with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), heartburn seems to occur often when they eat? If you are one of these people who suffer from heartburn whenever you eat certain foods, you may want to consider creating a diet that meets your needs. To help you, you can get some needed information from this article on the GERD diet. Related Resources: What is GERD? Symptoms of GERD Treating GERD Complications of GERD GERD Diet originally appeared on About.com Heartburn / GERD on Friday, August 30th, 2013 at 21:08:28.Permalink | Comment | Email this (Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux)
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - August 30, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gastroesophageal Reflux in BronchiectasisGastroesophageal Reflux in Bronchiectasis
Gastroesophageal reflux may play an important role in the progression of bronchiectasis. Can active anti-reflux interventions such as Stretta radiofrequency prevent the progression? BMC Pulmonary Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 23, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Association of problem behavior with sleep problem and gastroesophageal reflux symptom - Sakaguchi K, Yagi T, Maeda A, Nagayama K, Uehara S, Saito Y, Kanematsu K, Miyawaki S.
The objective of this study was ... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 20, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Questions About Heartburn and Heartburn-Related Conditions
Finding answers to questions concerning heartburn such as "how do I stop my nighttime heartburn?" or "are there foods I should avoid to prevent heartburn?" may be difficult. You have to sift through information that may be fact or mere personal opinion. And even if all the information you read is fact, many times one website will answer a few questions, and then you have to go to another site to find answers to some of your other questions. In this article, you will find answers to most of the common questions about heartburn and heartburn-related conditions. Related Resources: Heartburn GERD Hiat...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - August 20, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bed Aids for Nighttime Heartburn Sufferers
Nearly 8 in 10 heartburn sufferers will experience heartburn at night. And when people suffer from nighttime heartburn, it is recommended that they elevate their heads and shoulders while sleeping. Why does this help? Elevating your head while sleeping helps keep stomach contents where they belong--in your stomach. The wedges and bed modifications listed here can help with keeping you at a slant while sleeping. Additional Resources: Controlling Nighttime Heartburn Natural, Home Remedies for Heartburn Lifestyle Modifications Dietary changes Antacids H2 Blockers Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) Bed Aids for Night...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - August 20, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Books on Living with Acid Reflux
People who have to live with acid reflux, or heartburn, know how hard it can be. It is important to learn how to control heartburn and prevent it from occurring, if possible. There are many books out there that can help you learn how to live with acid reflux. Some of those books are presented in this article. Share you stories about heartburn / GERD: What symptoms led you to your GERD diagnosis? How Did You Tell Your Family and Friends You Have GERD? How Did You Decide What GERD Treatment to Pursue? What is the Most Annoying Thing About Having GERD? Do Family and Friends Support You? What Foods Are Your...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - August 20, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is that chocolate causing your heartburn?
Most people who suffer from chronic heartburn can trace some of the triggers of their heartburn to the foods they eat. Because of this, they've had to give up certain foods in order to avoid an episode of heartburn. Topping most everyone's list of "can't have" foods is chocolate. But how can something that is such a joy to the tongue bring on the fire of heartburn? The ingredient in chocolate that makes chocolate such a "feel good" food is the same ingredient that can trigger heartburn. Chocolate contains serotonin, which acts as an anti-depressant. Thus that "feel good" sensation when eati...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - August 20, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Has Lindsay Lohan’s "Next Chapter" Truly Begun?
Lindsay Lohan has been notorious as one of Hollywood's most troubled startlets. Four days after her release from her sixth stint in rehab she sat down with Oprah Winfrey for an interview where she suggested the tide has finally turned for her. Will she be able to maintain her recovery? Here's why I'm rooting for her. read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - August 20, 2013 Category: Addiction Authors: Goal Auzeen Saedi, Ph.D. Tags: Addiction Media Parenting acid reflux adderall ADHD child star cocaine downward spiral empathy headlights ill will lindsay lohan mean girls multiple times nexium oprah winfrey phone conversation poor parenting spiritu Source Type: news

Managing Heartburn Triggered By Food
For many people, they can trace at least some of their heartburn episodes to what they eat. There may be foods they can never eat because heartburn occurs every time they do. Then there are some foods they can eat if they either don't eat very often or eat in small amounts. And then there are the foods that are pretty safe for them to eat. And sometimes it can even be how and when they eat that triggers the heartburn. Learn how some foods affect your body in different ways that can lead to heartburn. Learn what to do if some foods are giving you heartburn. Related Resources: Foods with little risk of causing heartburn...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - August 15, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heartburn Friendly Dinner Recipes - Rice Recipes
Rice is the staple food for two-thirds of the world's population. It is nutritious while being ideal for special diets. The following recipes include heartburn friendly ingredients, and can be enjoyed by the majority of heartburn sufferers. So, enjoy these heartburn friendly rice recipes today! Related Resources: Chicken Recipes Turkey Recipes Beef Recipes Pork Recipes Seafood / Fish Recipes Salads Recipes Side Dish Recipes Dessert Recipes Sandwich Recipes Heartburn Friendly Dinner Recipes - Rice Recipes originally appeared on About.com Heartburn / GERD on Thursday, August 15th, 2013 at 12:59:37.Perma...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - August 15, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medigus, Ltd. Announces Management Change: Board Approves the Appointment of Christopher Rowland as CEO
Mr. Rowland to Replace Dr. Elazar Sonnenschein, Founder & CEO, Who Will Head Global Operations OMER, ISRAEL -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Medigus, Ltd. (TASE: MDGS), a leading medical device company dedicated to the development of innova... Devices, Gastroenterology, PersonnelMedigus, gastroesophageal reflux disease, endoscopy, endoscopic (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - August 13, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Oral Bisphosphonates and Risk of Barrett's EsophagusOral Bisphosphonates and Risk of Barrett's Esophagus
Using oral bisphosphonates is associated with an increased risk of Barrett's esophagus, especially among patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 12, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

MedCenter System - Guide Review
The MedCenter System is a monthly medication storage unit that contains 31 individual daily pill boxes that allows the user to store a month's worth of medication at a time. Each day you take the pill box for that date (e.g. pill box number 5 on the 5th of the month), and place in down in the spot marked Today's Pills. When you use the Talking Alarm, you can set up to 4 separate alarms that will sound when it is time to take your medication. With this alarm, it isn't a buzzer, or ringing, or chiming. A voice will tell you it's time to take your medication. Read my review of this product. Related Information: Medicatio...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - August 12, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sleep dysfunction increased in Asian GERD patients
Sleep dysfunction is common in Korean patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease, researchers have found. (Source: MedWire News - Gastroenterology)
Source: MedWire News - Gastroenterology - July 31, 2013 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Dolly Parton: Suffering From GERD Faces Esophageal Cancer Scare
There have been reports that Dolly Parton has had surgery to treat her acid reflux disease because of a fear of developing esophageal cancer. It is reported that even though Dolly Parton has suffered from gastroesophageal reflux disease for several years, it was because she had a dramatic weight loss that the fear she had developed esophageal cancer crept in. A source reported the laparoscopic surgery was performed on June 4th to implant a device called a LINX. This device consists of a series of titanium beads, each with a magnetic core, connected together with titanium wires to form a ring shape. It is implanted around ...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - July 30, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Animal Study Raises Safety Questions About Heartburn Drugs
One of the most popular drugs for heartburn, GERD, and acid reflux, proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), may pose a danger to your heart health, new research says. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 12, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Melanie Haiken Source Type: news

PPIs May Lead to Heart Disease
According to recent research, the drugs that help millions of people control their acid reflux may also cause cardiovascular disease. In human tissue and mouse models, researchers from Houston Methodist Hospital and two other institutions found proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) caused the constriction of blood vessels. If taken regularly, PPIs could lead to a variety of cardiovascular problems over they, the researchers state, including hypertension and a weakened heartburn. In the paper, published in the current issue of Circulation (published by the American Heart Association), the scientists say a broad, large-scale study...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - July 11, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tips for Seniors on the Safe Use of Acid Reflux Medications
As a person gets older, they may be faced with more health conditions that they will need to treat on a regular basis. This includes gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). If you are a senior citizen and on various medications, you no doubt know the importance of taking medication safely. Sometimes the difficulty arises when the number of medications, and medical conditions they treat, increases. That's a lot to keep organized at times. These tips on safe use of medications can go a long way in helping you with this part of your health care. Related Information: Antacids Maalox Mylanta Tums Gaviscon Choo...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - July 10, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Using Acid Reflux Medications Wisely
If you decide to take medication for any medical condition, you should know how to take that medication wisely. Up to half of all those who take medications do not take them as directed. This could be the result of not reading the labels on the prescriptions bottles or on the bottles of the over the counter meds, missing doses, using medication after it's expiration date, etc. In order to make sure you lower your risk of having problems with the medications you take, you can follow the tips in this article on using medications wisely. Related Resources: Antacids Maalox Mylanta Tums Gaviscon Chooz H2 B...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - July 10, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medications Used for Treating Heartburn
Many people will first use lifestyle modifications and dietary changes, or even home remedies to treat their heartburn. But if these methods don't work, what type of medications are available. You can read more about what medications are used for treating heartburn. Related Information: Antacids H2 Blockers Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) Medications Used for Treating Heartburn originally appeared on About.com Heartburn / GERD on Wednesday, July 10th, 2013 at 08:02:53.Permalink | Comment | Email this (Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux)
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - July 10, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Do You Always Need Medication to Control Heartburn?
There are plenty of television ad that tell us that heartburn control can only be achieved y this or that company's product. Probably all of us have at least one friend or family member who expounds the wonders of the medication she or he is taking. But is it really true that only by taking medications, such as antacids, H2 blockers, or proton pump inhibitors, can you find relief from heartburn? While there is nothing wrong if medication is needed, we can also learn how to control heartburn without using medication. Related Resources: Talking to Your Doctor About Your Heartburn Why Some Foods Cause Heartburn Controll...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - July 10, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Clinical case series: treatment of PTSD with transcendental meditation in active duty military personnel - Barnes VA, Rigg JL, Williams JJ.
Active duty U.S. Army Service Members previously diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) were selected from review of patient records in the Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic at the Department of Defense Eisenhower Army Medical Center at Fort Gord... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 9, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Bed Aids for Nighttime Heartburn Sufferers
Nearly 8 in 10 heartburn sufferers will experience heartburn at night. And when people suffer from nighttime heartburn, it is recommended that they elevate their heads and shoulders while sleeping. Why does this help? Elevating your head while sleeping helps keep stomach contents where they belong--in your stomach. The wedges and bed modifications listed here can help with keeping you at a slant while sleeping. Additional Resources: Controlling Nighttime Heartburn Natural, Home Remedies for Heartburn Lifestyle Modifications Dietary changes Antacids H2 Blockers Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) Bed Aids for Night...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - July 6, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Different Types of Acid Reflux Disease
Most people know what GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) is. They understand it very well if they have been diagnosed with it. What is lesser know are the different types of acid reflux disease. Some doctors may not specific the type of GERD a person may have, while others will help persons track symptoms. The treatment if most often the same, with some of the treatment being more aggressive depending on the intensity of the symptoms. The different types of GERD include: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), also known as acid reflux disease, occurs when the lower esophagea...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - July 6, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Quick and Easy Summertime Recipes
Enjoy these easy recipes that are great for summertime, and have the added benefit of being heartburn-friendly: Broiled Burgers with Mushrooms and Rice Broiled Chicken Kabobs with Vegetables Shrimp with Pasta Beef Strips and Pasta Grilled Marinated Flank Steak Pork Chops with Applesauce Tuna Noodle Casserole Bean and Cheese Burritos with Avocado Quick and Easy Summertime Recipes originally appeared on About.com Heartburn / GERD on Saturday, July 6th, 2013 at 11:42:09.Permalink | Comment | Email this (Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux)
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - July 6, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Preventing Summertime Heartburn
This summer you can enjoy the heat of the season without feeling the burn of heartburn. Preventing summertime heartburn doesn't mean you have to forego quick and easy meals. These tips for preventing summertime heartburn will help you learn what you can eat, some safe alternatives to the usual picnic fare, and quick and easy recipes and menu suggestions. Related Resources: Lifestyle modifications Dietary changes Controlling nighttime heartburn Antacids H2 blockers Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) Keeping a food diary Preventing Summertime Heartburn originally appeared on About.com Heartburn / GERD on S...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - July 6, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is There a Cure for Heartburn?
If you do a search on the Internet, you will be able to find many websites that will tell you they have a cure for heartburn. When talking about a disease or other health condition, people most often think of a cure as the putting a permanent end to that disease or condition and making a person healthy again. With that in mind, can anything cure heartburn? Related resources: Symptoms of Heartburn Causes of Heartburn Foods Heartburn Sufferers Should Avoid Meal Planning Tips for Heartburn Sufferers Quick Tips for Preventing heartburn Antacids for the Treatment of Heartburn H2 Blockers for the Treatment of Heartburn...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - July 3, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fundoplication Surgery for GERD Treatment
Fundoplication is the standard surgical treatment for GERD. The purpose of the surgery is to reduce heartburn caused by acid reflux. For more information, check out the following resources: What is Fundoplication Surgery? Types of Fundoplication Surgery When Fundoplication Surgery is Performed What to Expect After Fundoplication Surgery Have you had fundoplication surgery? You can share your experiences by clicking on the links below: What Made You Decide to Have Fundoplication Surgery? What Do You Wish You Knew Before Your Fundoplication Surgery? Fundoplication Surgery for GERD Treatment originally appeared on...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - July 3, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heartburn Friendly Dinner Recipes - Pasta Recipes
Pasta is a staple most people have in their pantries, and it has been used to make a lot of great dishes. The following recipes go way beyond simple macaroni and cheese. Pasta can be a good choice of food for heartburn sufferers, since pasta generally doesn't trigger heartburn. It's what we add to it that we need to watch for. With this in mind, these recipes are heartburn friendly and can be enjoyed by heartburn sufferers. So, enjoy these heartburn friendly pasta recipes today! Related Resources: Chicken Recipes Turkey Recipes Beef Recipes Pork Recipes Seafood / Fish Recipes Salads Recipes Side Dish Re...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - July 3, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heartburn Friendly Dinner Recipes - Casserole and Stew Recipes
These recipes are tasty, filling, but are safer for heartburn sufferers to eat than other casserole and stew recipes. They don't contain many of the ingredients, such as spices, that some casserole and stew recipes do. If the recipes call for ingredients that trigger your heartburn, such as onions, you can easily leave than ingredient out. Casseroles and stews can be great one dish meals. They can contain the meat, poultry, or fish, and the veggies. To make some of them extra filling, they also include a pasta or rice. So, go ahead and enjoy some of these heartburn friendly casserole and stew recipes! Related Resources: ...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - July 3, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Neonatal Reflux Disease Not Improved With EsomeprazoleNeonatal Reflux Disease Not Improved With Esomeprazole
Esomeprazole reduced neither signs or symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease nor the total number of reflux episodes in neonates. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 1, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

How Common Are Gastric Ulcers?
Discussion The exact cause of gastric and upper intestinal inflammation and ulceration are not entirely understood. Imbalances between irritative factors and mucosal defenses underlie it. Gastric acid production is at adult levels by 3-4 years. Actual ulceration is associated with a lower acid secretion for gastric ulcerations but are increased in duodenal ulcerations in both adults and children. In adults changes to the mucus layer of the stomach and duodenum and bicarbonate secretion play a part in upper GI inflammation and ulcerations. Genetic studies have been linked to differences in both acid production, and mucosal ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - July 1, 2013 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Donna M. D'Alessandro, M.D. Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Acid reflux surgery could help prevent rejection in lung transplant patients
(Loyola University Health System) A procedure to treat acid reflux could help prevent chronic rejection in lung transplant patients, according to a study published in the American College of Surgeons. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 27, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Teva, Sun Pharma to pay $2.15 billion to settle Pfizer patent suit
(Reuters) - Pfizer Inc said Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd and Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd would pay $2.15 billion to settle a patent suit related to its acid-reflux drug. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 12, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

A New Magnetic Sphincter Device for the Treatment of GERDA New Magnetic Sphincter Device for the Treatment of GERD
Commentary on a study on the safety and effectiveness of a new magnetic device for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease, published in February 2013 in the New England Journal of Medicine. Medscape General Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 12, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Viewpoint Source Type: news

Pfizer settles patent lawsuit with Teva, Sun Pharma for $2.15 billion
(Reuters) - Pfizer Inc said it reached a $2.15 billion settlement with Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd and Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd related to patent infringement on its acid-reflux drug Protonix. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 12, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news